Alfa Aesar Methylgermanium trichloride, 97%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar 4144904
Methylgermanium trichloride is used as a precursor for the synthesis of five-coordinated spirocyclic anionic methylgermanates by reacting with catechol. It is also involved in the photo-chemical adsorption of organo-germanium on a hydrogen terminated atomically flat silicon surface using xenon excimer light.
Miscible with ether.
Sensitive to moisture and reacts violently with water. Also hydrolysis takes place when contact with water. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.
|Colorless to pale yellow|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.
TSCA : TSCA